As many might be able to presume, the Middle East is not a region that possesses an abundant amount of land that is desirable for agricultural use. The lack of arable land can hold the potential to be a predicament for any country that may find they are lacking that resource. To make matters worse, […]Read more "Food Crisis 2012"
It was a long day. I had woken up early to complete the looming homework I had procrastinated to finish. With one eye open, I was relieved to see that the sun had rose before me and was shining on the Athens landscape. Walking the streets, I exhaled to visibly see the cold wrap around […]Read more "What’s Next for Netanyahu?"
Deputing in October of 2011, the television series, Homeland has been in the spotlight for a variety of topics over the past two years. In its first season, critical acclaim was given to this drama/thriller series that is based off an Israeli series, entitled Hatufim (Prisoners of War). This first season earned the hit series […]Read more "Homeland: A Television Series Making Waves"
Five years ago, Rutgers University implemented their Fertile Crescent Project, an art exhibit. When I first came across this, ‘fertile crescent’ was such a familiar term I couldn’t put to context. Through a quick reminder, the term was given meaning with recollection that it was given to the region of the Middle East due to […]Read more "The Art of Beauty"
With the soon coming elections, it’s expected that both candidates will be taking a so-called ‘pleasing’ route until November 7th. Not ruffling the waters, avoiding shaking the pot, and by all means being cautious as to what they say. It wouldn’t be a stretch to think that they spend just as much time deciphering what […]Read more "An Unpredictable Future Awaits"
Lately when reading the news about the upcoming elections in both the United States and Israel, many topics are discussed in great lengths with details given on past actions and future implications. What has become noticeable, or rather the lack thereof, is the Palestinian-Israeli conflict. When this topic gets brought to the forefront, the reports […]Read more "How Far Away Is Peace? A University Caught in the Middle"
The commercials are never-ending, the pop-up ads are frequent, and the phone calls are daily; it is no surprise that the presidential campaign in the United States has reached full throttle. Similarly, Israel is preparing for their own election. The two candidates in both situations are found frequently debating the same issue. As the U.S. […]Read more "Welcome to Election Season"